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“Well,” said Sir Thomas, as if waiting more to accomplish the surprise.
“Edmund wants her to go. But how can I spare her?”
“She will be late,” said Sir Thomas, taking out his watch; “but what is your difficulty?”
Edmund found himself obliged to speak and fill up the blanks in his mother’s story. He told the whole; and she had only to add, “So strange! for Mrs. Grant never used to ask her.”
“But is it not very natural,” observed Edmund, “that Mrs. Grant should wish to procure5 so agreeable a visitor for her sister?”
“Nothing can be more natural,” said Sir Thomas, after a short deliberation; “nor, were there no sister in the case, could anything, in my opinion, be more natural. Mrs. Grant’s shewing civility to Miss Price, to Lady Bertram’s niece, could never want explanation. The only surprise I can feel is, that this should be the first time of its being paid. Fanny was perfectly6 right in giving only a conditional7 answer. She appears to feel as she ought. But as I conclude that she must wish to go, since all young people like to be together, I can